Summer is road-trip season, so we're taking a culinary tour of America. But because Portland is a city of immigrants from other states, we don't have to leave town to do it. We're traveling to 50 Portland restaurants to try one distinctive food from each state. Our 50 Plates tour continues with strip club steak from Nevada, which joined the union on October 31, 1864.
Other foods considered and rejected: Cheap shrimp cocktails were the only other contender. And, meh. In fact, with the $6 strip club steak we're pretty sure we bested the ideas of anyone in Nevada.
Get it from: Acropolis (8325 SE McLoughlin Blvd., 231-9611). Yes, weâve found better strip club steak in Portland during our twoâyes, twoâtaste-offs, but itâs hard to beat the Vegasyness of âAcrop,â with its gaudy decor and convenient highway-side location. Hereâs what Pete Cottell had to say about it on his last go-round: